# What is 0.5 as a Fraction?

Fractions are used in maths to depict parts of the whole.

## Answer: 0.5 as a fraction is equal to 1/2

**Explanation: **

First, we convert the number to fraction notation of x/y, where x and y are positive integers.

To convert 0.5 into a fraction, count the number of digits after the decimal.

As a number of digits is one, multiply and divide the number with 10 raised to power 1.

0.5 * 10/10 = 5/10 = 1/2